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The approval process for the mine is regulated by California's Environment Quality Act (CEQA), making the whole effort a marathon, not a sprint. Here is a quick view of major milestones. For a detailed timeline, visit the Nevada County project page.
Jan thru Apr 2022
Thru End of 2022
Notice of Preparation
open for Community Review
Draft Environmental Impact Report open for Community Review
County Reviews Community Comments - Will likely recirculate the Draft Environmental Impact Report
Nevada County Board of Supervisors makes a Decision
County prepares separate economic impact report
WE ARE HERE
understand the process
Listen to retired Capital Planner, Paul Schwartz, explain the timeline, process, and decision points for the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). The County is required to produce an environmental report per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
His DEIR Explainer presentation begins at 18:00 minutes >>>